TV Ratings April 7: Nine #1, Married at First Sight has 1.10m tune in as brides and grooms return


• ABC has another strong Wednesday thanks to Hard Quiz, The Weekly & Fisk

Primetime News
Nine News is 971,000 (6 pm)/933,000 (6:30 pm)
Seven News 933,000 (6 pm)/884,000 (6:30 pm)
ABC News 679,000
10 News First 369,000(5 pm)/265,000 (6pm)
SBS World News 171,000 (6:30 pm)/129,000 (7 pm)

Daily current affairs
A Current Affair 771,000
7:30 556,000
The Project 286,000 (6:30 pm)/438,000 (7 pm)
The Drum 186,000 

Breakfast TV
Sunrise 245,000
Today 212,000
News Breakfast 199,000

Late Night News
The Latest 260,000
ABC Late News 108,000


Nine won last night as it continues its strong performance in 2021. The broadcaster had a primary share of 26.1% and a network share of 35.0%.

Married at First Sight had 1.10m viewers last night as the brides and grooms gathered back together for men’s and ladies’ nights as the social experiment begins to wind down. The most notable moment of the episode came when Melissa received some concerning information about her husband Bryce and another woman that he has been talking to outside of the experiment. This was up on last week’s episode of MAFS which had 1.003m.

Nine’s Aussie drama Amazing Grace had 433,745 tune in for the show’s sixth episode which was up on last week’s 382,000.

New Amsterdam followed with 160,000 which was up on last week’s 70,000.

Nine also had the #1 news broadcast last night with 971,000 (6:00 pm) and 933,000 (6:30 pm) viewers.


In the 7:30 time slot last night, Seven aired a repeat of Highway Patrol which brought in 346,000 viewers and was then followed by Ambulance: Code Red with 184,000.

The top non-news program on Seven last night was Home and Away which had 560,000 viewers.


10 aired its second episode of The Cube for the week with 299,000 tuning in as father and son team Charlie and Tiano returned to continue their pursuit of the $250,000 prize. This was up on Tuesday night’s episode which had 272,000.

On The Project, 286,000 (6:30 pm) and 438,000 (7:00 pm) watched as the show discussed the missing vaccines and were joined by Damien Power and Judith Lucy.

10 Bold was the #1 multichannel with 4.1% thanks to NCIS and NCIS: Los Angeles.


ABC’s comedy line up has continued to perform well with Hard Quiz leading the way with a robust 653,000, this was down on last week’s season high of 740,000.

This was followed by The Weekly with Charlie Pickering which had 543,000 viewers, this was down on last week’s 575,000. The episode featured Tony Armstrong and Frank Woodley.

After The Weekly, was Kitty Flanagan‘s Fisk which aired its fourth episode. The comedy series continues to perform well with 561,000 viewers tuning in. This was down on last week’s episode which had a season-high of 594,000.


On SBS the top rating show last night was a repeat of Tony Robinson’s History of Britain with 203,000.

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